Sunday, 6 April 2014

international workshop of architecture in Italy by Archistart









Excellent Initiative promoted by archiSTART : an international workshop of architecture conceived as a leisure moment with the aim of generating participation experiences among students and young graduates under 30.

100 youngsters from all over the world will have the chance to live 7 days full of architecture and entertainment in the wonderful coasts of Salento.
The innovative aspect of this initiative is the break with the classical linear learning processes, relying on some contemporaneous factors:

- integration and cultural exchanges among students from all over the world in one professional context, with the opportunity to improve foreign language and get in touch with different lifestyles.




- discovering Salento thanks to guided tours and leisure time on the sea

- first real project experiences with tutors and experts to trigger and develop the interest in architecture              

- experiencing the competition through an internal contest to keep participation and attention lively during the workshop

- possibility to compete for a internship in the ORPROJECT architecture and design practice based in London with the purpose of involving the participants considered the most deserving in the European job context.          

- leisure time, with entertainment activities and the organization of events, parties and various initiatives
THE  SUBJET
IAH will focus on the projecting of a model of temporary holiday house for tourists who will visit Salento, also in view of Lecce Capital of Culture 2019. In a territory, Salento, one of the most popular touristic destinations of the last years, supposing a further growth in conjunction with Lecce 2019.

IAH proposes to create a new flexible accommodation facility: a holiday house, able to host groups composed of maximum 6 people during high season and to become, when necessary, a university accommodation for maximum three students in winter.

LABORATORY
The workshop will involve 100 young students divided in 16 teams composed each of 6 members and followed by tutors who will deliver all the materials and informations necessary for the projecting activity. 
THE COMPETITION
Works and projects produced during the laboratory will be evaluated by a jury of experts who will nominate the winning team. The members of the winning team will have the opportunity to be selected for an in the London based architecture practice Orproject.
The candidates will send their own curriculum  vitae to the archiSTART team who, in collaboration 
with the studio, will select one or more people who will live this professional experience in an 
international context : Inscription open from April 10, 2014

EVENTS
During the week of the workshop at the “‘Ostello del sole” IAH will offer an ideal holiday for architecture lovers. It’s a great opportunity for all the participants to socialize and meeting people with similar interests. 

Parties and music shows will take place at the sea, beach and also in the pinewood of the campus so as to enjoy your stay in Salento. Among the foreseen initiatives there will be concerts, happy hours,artistic works,architectures panels, tours and sightseeings, and a final exhibition of all the realized works.
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